William Dysart

Brief Life History of William

When William Dysart was born on 22 November 1771, in Maryland, United States, his father, Archibald Dysart, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Longwill, was 22. He had at least 1 son with Sarah. He died on 24 February 1852, at the age of 80, and was buried in Newark, New Castle, Delaware, United States.

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William Dysart
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  • William Dysart, "Find A Grave Index"
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Maryland is the 7th state.

1777 · Battle of Cooch's Bridge

The Battle of Cooch's Bridge took place on September 3, 1777. It was a battle between the Continental Army, American militia and German soldiers fighting with Britain. On the US side, twenty were killed and twenty were wounded. For Britain, three to thirty were killed and twenty to thirty were wounded. The battle was a British victory when they pushed the Americans back across the bridge.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire and Angus): habitational name from any of various places, notably the one in Fife, named from Gaelic dìseart ‘hermit's cell, church’ (from Latin desertum ‘desert, waste, solitary spot’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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